The Counties Transit Improvement Board is considering paying up to 80 percent of the costs for certain transit projects.Read More »
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No action expected until 2015 legislative session.
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The proposal includes more than $436 million for projects at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities campuses.
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The Metropolitan Council has approved grants worth $2.5 million to clean up contaminated lands, a move it says will help spur jobs and produce new affordable housing in the metro area.
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Traveling in the House and Senate budget bills are dozens of little-discussed provisions that could become sticking points in final negotiations.
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As the Dayton administration and environmental organizations push Congress to permit the emergency closure of the navigational locks on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, two new government studies have detailed the potential costs of action — and inaction.
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